To be, not to try

July 12th, 2010

Suppose you want to do something, don’t say “I will try!” say “I will do!” If you say “I will try” it may take more than a thousand years to develop the proper psychology to reach your goal. So there is no question of trying. The question is of being. To be, not to try.

In this place

May 7th, 2010

It is unnecessary to leave the world, to leave service to humanity and to go to the Himalayas to attain the Supreme Consciousness. This universe itself is the Supreme Consciousness – where will you go by leaving it? In the world a person thinks that they are not able to concentrate their mind because of […]

Knowledge

May 3rd, 2010

Those who possess sufficient intellect say they have none, but those who have none boast that they have a great deal. The means to have much knowledge is to understand that one has no knowledge.

This ever changing world

March 20th, 2010

The world is a changing phenomenon. Therefore, it is unwise to be attached to any object in the ever-changing world. The very name and form will undergo changes with the change in time and place. The child changes into youth, the youth into the old, and the old into the corpse. But if wise people […]

Counting branches

March 12th, 2010

Suppose there is a big garden of mangoes and both the intellectuals and devotees arrive there at the same time. The devotees climb up the trees and begin eating mangoes to their hearts’ content. But the intellectuals only watch from a distance and start analyzing how many branches the tree has, how many sub-branches and […]

Be one with Him and know everything

March 8th, 2010

Be one with Him and know everything. If you want to know all, try to know One. If you try to know all, you won’t be able to know anything.

Know One

October 13th, 2008

You know, a person can easily become omniscient. How can a living creature, a living being, be omniscient? The secret is, if you want to know all, know one. And that one is your own ā€œIā€. And if you want to know everything, if you try to know everything, you will not be able to […]

O Human Beings!

March 28th, 2007

As long as you exist, you have to perform service. The moment you stop, either due to incapacity or wrong choice, you will fall into an abyss. You should not let this happen. It is your nature to move from narrowness to vastness, from greatness to divinity. To allow yourself to fall into an abyss […]